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Event Name: Tour Historic Pennypacker Mills
Date(s): 02/01/2017 - 08/01/2018
Location: Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville PA 19473
Details: Tours of the Pennypacker mansion offer visitors a glimpse of the lives of this well-educated Pennsylvania family, the social and cultural times they lived in, and what servant life was like here. Visitors will tour through two floors of the mansion, including the Galleries where changing exhibits highlight life in the early 20th century. Visitors will also see the Cook’s bedroom and enter the Servant’s area where they’ll discover what it was like to cook on a coal stove and what modern conveniences were available to both the family and their servants. FREE, suggested donation $2/person. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; & Sunday, 1 to 4 pm. Closed all Mondays & County Holidays. Tours are offered year-round & take approximately one hour. Ring bell and wait until a staff person answers. Last tour at 3 pm. Groups of 10 or more should contact the office in advance to arrange a tour.
Event Name: The National Dog Show hosted by The Kennel Club of Philadelphia
Date(s): 11/18/2017 - 11/19/2017
100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456
Details: The Kennel Club of Philadelphia's National Dog Show features: 2,000 agility, therapy, rescue dogs, and more, from 200+ breeds, all vying for “Best In Show” in this day-long competition that is part of the century-old Philadelphia tradition. Saturday’s show is the “National Dog Show Presented by Purina” aired nationally and on NBC10 Thanksgiving Day from noon-2 p.m. $16 for adults, $7 for children (4-12) and free admission for children 3 and under (tickets can be purchased on the website).
Event Name: MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company- Grand Opening in King of Prussia Town Center Description:
Date(s): 11/17/2017 - 11/19/2017
Location: King of Prussia Town Center
155 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Details: You haven't had pizza until you've had Neapolitan Pizza. Neapolitan Pizza is the meal of choice for health-conscious foodies and epicureans alike. Experience its classical simplicity and historical heritage. Purchase any Neapolitan Pizza & enjoy a FREE Margherita Pizza Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11AM - Close. Fri. Nov 17th 11AM - 1AM Sat. Nov 18th 11AM - 1AM Sun. Nov 19th 11AM - 9 PM Dine-In Only. Additional Toppings Extra. Limit One per guest per visit.
Event Name: Living Rocks: Benton Spruance and the Lithographic Process
Date(s): 11/14/2017 - 12/17/2017
Location: Arcadia University Art Gallery
450 S. Easton Road, Spruance Art Center, Glenside, PA 19038
Details: Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce “Living Rocks: Benton Spruance and the Lithographic Process” on display from November 14 through December 17, 2017 in the Arcadia University Art Gallery, located in the Benton Spruance Art Center. The exhibition explores Spruance’s commitment to the medium with which he was so closely associated by exhibiting the preliminary materials generated during the painstaking process of producing his completed works. On display will be examples of Spruance’s initial sketches (rendered in ink, pastel or paint), resulting proofs, and color tests alongside examples of the finished prints. These pairings have been selected to represent various stages of visual evolution throughout Spruance’s long and prolific career. The gallery is free and open to the public. For a listing of our hours and more information please visit our website.
Event Name: "Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch" Exhibit
Date(s): 03/01/2017 - 01/31/2018
Location: Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville PA 19473
Details: Needlework throughout history has been an art form associated with women. From young girls who made samplers to older women who embellished clothing, the exhibit will show a variety of samplers, redwork, embroidered table scarfs and more. Included on all tours. Closed on Mondays & County holidays. Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. http://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills
Event Name: Small Works Show and Sale
Date(s): 11/07/2017 - 12/30/2017
Location: Black Moth Tattoo and Gallery
18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003
Details: November 6th- December 30th Artist reception Friday, November 10 at 6 PM - 9 PM A seasonal small works show and sale. A wide varied of affordable works from some of the regions best artists. Pick up small gems for yourself or someone of a gift list! https://www.facebook.com/events/423213171379284
Event Name: The Artful Home
Date(s): 10/29/2017 - 11/26/2017
Location: Orchard Artworks
520 Tomlinson Road P.O. Box 759 Bryn Athyn PA 19009
Details: The Artful Home at Orchard Artworks offers beautifully crafted items to enhance your home for the Holidays and beyond. The walls feature paintings by Gillian Bedford that recall scenes from her 2017 western sabbatical. Works by other member artists from pottery and baskets to fiber and wood grace the tables. The show starts Sunday, October 29 with an opening reception from 1 - 4 pm. It runs until Sunday November 26. Gallery hours are 10 am-4 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, as well as 1-4 pm on Sundays. Orchard Artworks is a cooperative that features 36 local artists. They make contemporary craft and fine art. The gallery is a 200 year old farm house at 520 Tomlinson Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19006. For information contact 215-947-9882 or visit www.orchardartworks.org.
Tags: VISUAL ARTS
Event Name: Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop
Date(s): 11/19/2017 - 11/19/2017
Location: Norristown Farm Park
Germantown Pike & Barley Sheaf Dr./North Wales Rd. E. Norriton PA 19403
Details: Create a Thanksgiving table centerpiece from autumn's bounty. Colorful leaves, acorns, grasses, field-dried wild flowers, berries, and fresh fall flowers will be provided for your masterpiece. Work with fresh or dried flowers, or both. Bring clippers and a special container, opaque vase, or a lined basket to make your arrangement in. Ages: adults and children 14 and up. $5.00 per person attending. Meet in the Salt Wing of the barn. Pre-registration is required.
Event Name: Red Herring at Act II Playhouse
Date(s): 10/24/2017 - 11/19/2017
Location: Act II Playhouse
56 E. Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002
Details: Three love stories ... plus, a murder mystery and nuclear espionage plot. A hilarious noir comedy about marriage and other explosive devices.
Event Name: Ready, Set, Create!: Toy Story
Date(s): 10/22/2017 - 11/19/2017
Location: The White Pines Place
7908 High School Road, Elkins Park, PA, 19027
Details: Ages 3-6 - Nurture the growing creative mind in your child! Through games, stories, songs, and movement your child will learn some basic principles of acting all while making new friends and having fun! This session will build social emotional learning through creative play inspired by the movie Toy Story. Students will explore character building and relationships through the eyes of their most beloved toys. Involvement in the arts has many developmental benefits, especially from an early age: visual learning, language development, motor skills, decision making, inventiveness, cultural awareness, and improved academic performance. Sundays 1pm-2pm 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19